Extremely Dangerous Jobs Of The 20th Century

Are you familiar with the expression "it's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it?" It can apply to many of the dangerous jobs that we have listed here. Wherever people live, they need to provide for their families, and throughout time, people have pushed themselves to accomplish great things. Whether they were building extraordinary monuments like the Eiffel Tower or coming up with life-changing products, people have always worked through tough situations. Would you have managed one of these jobs?

Many Overhead Powerline Workers In 1952, In Nagoya, Japan Were In For A Shock

Image Credits: HistoryDaily

Image Credits: HistoryDaily

The overhead powerline workers are heroes that perform a risky job to allow us to keep our lights on. Today, many regulations have been put in place to protect these workers, but the majority of fatal electrocutions still happen to them. Aside from electrocution, workers can die from falls, be hit by falling objects, get burnt, or even over-exhausted.

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